I was at our local Walmart the other day. It was about mid-morning, and I was in no rush. I got to the checkout aisles, and there was only one checker available (they are trying to push us into the automated ones – yuck!). I was just about ready to start unloading when a weathered … Continue reading Are Small Towns Just Big Families?
I stopped making big bedspread size works years ago. I would find the colors I liked, or that I thought a friend/loved one would like. Then I would spend months crochet or knit it together. When done, everyone seemed under-whelmed. Yes, they were grateful, but the darn thing had exhausted me from completing (or even … Continue reading Will You Wear Purple Now?
I consider myself pretty weird. Never really doing the normal things you would expect a child, never-the-less an adult, to do. Perhaps that is one of the reasons my dad’s nickname for me was Dumb Shit. (Remember back a few posts – this was not a bad thing, but a very loving way of telling … Continue reading Do You Fear Weird Too?
You can look till you are blue in the face and you will not find it – you have to choose to make it! I can say this because this is what I do, I choose to be happy. I will gladly share with you examples of my on-going work of attitude adjustment. I had … Continue reading How Do You Find Happiness?
My last post got me thinking about my parents a lot. They supported us in so many ways, especially in ways that we never even knew. The last bit of my last blog talked about why I do not do major alcohol. This was formed by my parents and a well-played evening on their part. … Continue reading WERE YOUR FOLKS BRILLIANT?
It’s out there. You cannot see it. You cannot taste it. You cannot touch it. But you can feel it and you know it’s there…. THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – EEEEK!!!!! I get both excited and scared at the same time. If I did not have custody of my grandson, it might not feel so … Continue reading CAN YOU FEEL IT?
I don’t say this to sound like you are a beastie that sits behind doors and jump-scares your kids. I am talking about doing something (or things) that your kids will go: “MOM??!!” (You do have to drag out the “o” part with the sound of “ah” to get the full effect.), once you have … Continue reading DO YOU KNOW THE SECRET ART?